Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
Because I have called, and ye have refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man has regarded,
And the Pharisees, being lovers of money, heard all these things, and they sneered him.
Behold, ye scoffers, and wonder, and perish, because I work a work in your days, which ye would, no, not believe, if some man should fully narrate it to you.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
Therefore he who disregards, disregards not man, but God, who also gave his Holy Spirit to you.
For Zedekiah king of Judah had shut him up, saying, Why do thou prophesy, and say, Thus says LORD: Behold, I will give this city into the hand of the king of Babylon, and he shall take it.
Then they took Jeremiah, and cast him into the dungeon of Malchijah the king's son, that was in the court of the guard. And they let Jeremiah down with cords. And in the dungeon there was no water, but mire, and Jeremiah sank in th
Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad, because your reward is great in the heavens, for so they persecuted the prophets before you.
Hear ye another parable. There was a certain man who was a house-ruler, who planted a vineyard, and placed a hedge around it, and dug a winepress in it, and built a tower, and leased it to farmers, and went on a journey.
Which of the prophets did your fathers not persecute? And they killed those who foretold about the coming of the Righteous man, of whom ye now have become betrayers and murderers,
O God, why have thou cast off forever? Why does thine anger smoke against the sheep of thy pasture?
O God, the nations have come into thine inheritance. They have defiled thy holy temple. They have laid Jerusalem in heaps.
Therefore his calamity shall come suddenly. Suddenly he shall be broken, and that without remedy.
He who, being often reproved, hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
2 Chronicles 33:10
And LORD spoke to Manasseh, and to his people, but they gave no heed.
He who corrects a scoffer gets himself reviling. And he who reproves a wicked man [gets] himself a bruise.
What could have been done more to my vineyard that I have not done in it? Why, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, it brought forth wild grapes?
For thus says LORD, Thy hurt is incurable, and thy wound grievous.
Son of man, say to her, Thou are a land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.
And the farmers having taken his bondmen, they beat one, and killed another, and stoned another.
also added this to them all, he even locked up John in prison.